Admissions to International Classes

The admission to the international classes at Miina Härma Gümnaasium is regulated by the administrative contract between the Ministry of Education and Research and Tartu City Government (2016-2021) which clearly states the target group for admission. The language of instruction for the international students is English and the students are expected to be able to understand, communicate and study in this language. 

Admission for the Primary Years Programme and the Middle Years Programme classes is open for:

  • The children of the employees of diplomatic embassies and consulates and the representatives of international organizations
  • The children of specialists from third party countries who come to work under special agreements  (including lecturers that work for the universities in Tartu, as well as, international students who are doing their degree at one of the universities in Tartu).
  • The children of the citizens of Estonia who are currently working on a diplomatic position in Estonia and have been previously studying at one of the IB World Schools or in another international school in a foreign country because of their parents’ occupation in a foreign country provided that they are staying in Estonian temporarily. 
  • The children of Estonian families who are temporarily returning to Estonia and who have been studying in an IB World School or in an International School outside Estonia, because one of the parents was/is working in a foreign country and has their employer’s written confirmation about the contract.

Application form for PYP and MYP

Admission to the international Pre-IB class is open to students who classify under the regulations set forth by the administrative contract. The admission is open for:

  • The children of the employees of diplomatic embassies and consulates and the representatives of international organizations
  • The children of specialists from third party countries who come to work under special agreements  (including lecturers that work for one of the universities in Tartu as well as international students who are doing their degree at one of the universities in Tartu).
  • The children of the citizens of Estonia who are working at a diplomatic position in Estonia and/or have been previously studying at one of the IB World Schools or in another international school in a foreign country because of their parents’ occupation in a foreign country provided that they are staying in Estonian temporarily. 
  • The children of the citizens of Estonia who are currently working on a diplomatic position in Estonia and have been previously studying at one of the IB World Schools or in another international school in a foreign country because of their parents’ occupation in a foreign country provided that they are staying in Estonian temporarily. 
  • The children of the citizens of Estonia who are temporarily returning to Estonia and who have been studying in an IB World School or in an International School outside Estonia, because one of the parents was/is working in a foreign country and has their employer’s written confirmation about the contract.

Application form for Pre-IB

Admission to the DP is open to students who classify under the regulations set forth by the administrative contract: 

  • The children of employees of diplomatic embassies and consulates and the representatives of international organizations
  • The children of specialists from third party countries who come to work under special agreements  (including lecturers that work for one of the universities in Tartu as well as international students who are doing their degree at one of the universities in Tartu).
  • The children of the citizens of Estonia who are currently working on a diplomatic position in Estonia and have been previously studying at one of the IB World Schools or in another international school in a foreign country because of their parents’ occupation in a foreign country provided that they are staying in Estonian temporarily. 
  • The children of the citizens of Estonia who are temporarily returning to Estonia and who have been studying in an IB World School or in an International School outside Estonia, because one of the parents was/is working in a foreign country and has their employer’s written confirmation about the contract.
  • Students who have graduated from the PreIB class at Miina Härma Gümnaasium
  • The students who have previously studied according to an international curriculum or the IB curriculum to continue their studies in the IB Diploma Programme
  • Upon availability, students, who have graduated from 10th grade following the national curriculum of Estonia

Application form for DP

For more information about the admissions procedure and regulations please contact the respective programme coordinator:

Primary Years Programme (grades 1-4)
Triinu Pihus
triinu.pihus@mhg.tartu.ee

Middle Years Programme (grades 5-9)
Sigrid Butlers
sigrid.butlers@mhg.tartu.ee

Pre-IB and Diploma Programme (grades 10-12)
Kirstin Karis
kirstin.karis@mhg.tartu.ee

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